Meredith Kercher killing

    262 days ago

    Knox judge faces impropriety claims

    The judge who announced the guilty verdicts against Amanda Knox and her former boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito for murder is facing allegations of impropriety.

    264 days ago

    Sollecito 'wasn't fleeing Italy'

    The ex-boyfriend of Amanda Knox says he wasn’t fleeing Italy when he drove to Austria while an appeals court deliberated his fate over the death of British student Meredith Kercher.

    266 days ago

    Police find Knox ex-boyfriend near Italian border

    Italian police have found Amanda Knox’s ex-boyfriend near Italy’s border with Slovenia and Austria after he and the American student were convicted for a second time in the death of British student Meredith Kercher.

    266 days ago

    Knox 'frightened and saddened' after guilty verdict

    Amanda Knox said she will only be extradited to Italy "kicking and screaming", after judges reinstated her murder conviction for the death of British student Meredith Kercher.

    267 days ago

    Knox waits for Kercher verdict

    American student Amanda Knox is waiting half a world away for the third Italian court verdict over the 2007 killing of her British room-mate, 21-year-old Meredith Kercher.

    276 days ago

    Knox trial: Court should compel pair to serve sentences if found guilty, says prosecutor

    A prosecutor has urged an Italian court to take steps to make sure that Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito would serve their sentences, if they are convicted of murdering British student Meredith Kercher.

    311 days ago

    Don't forget Meredith Kercher, court told

    Amanda Knox should be convicted of murdering British student Meredith Kercher, whose tragic death was in danger of being overlooked, an Italian appeal court has been told.

    332 days ago

    Court urged to re-convict Knox

    An Italian appeals court has been urged to re-convict Amanda Knox for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher and undo the alleged mistakes of the hearing that freed her.

    351 days ago

    Kercher murder suspect in court

    Amanda Knox’s Italian ex-boyfriend has arrived at an appeals court in Florence, Italy, to make a statement in the pair’s third murder trial over the death of Meredith Kercher.

    388 days ago

    Knox trial approves new DNA tests

    Amanda Knox’s second appeal trial has agreed to additional DNA tests on the weapon presumed to have murdered her British housemate Meredith Kercher.

    389 days ago

    New trial of Amanda Knox under way in Italy

    US student Amanda Knox’s second appeals trial to determine her role in the murder of her British housemate is under way in Italy in her absence.

    395 days ago

    I have plenty to fear from retrial, says no-show Knox

    Amanda Knox has defended her decision not to return to Italy to face retrial over the murder of British student Meredith Kercher.

    425 days ago

    Knox 'won't attend new Italy trial'

    Amanda Knox will not return to Italy for a new appeals trial over the 2007 killing of her British roommate, her lawyer has said.

    492 days ago

    Knox aquittal 'full of mistakes'

    The acquittal of accused murderer Amanda Knox was full of “deficiencies, contradictions and illogical” conclusions Italy’s high court has ruled, ordering a fresh look at all the evidence to determine whether she did kill her flatmate Meredith Kercher.

    542 days ago

    Knox tells TV interviewer: It could happen to anyone

    Amanda Knox has claimed that what happened to her when she went on trial for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher in Italy could have happened to anyone.

    574 days ago

    Judge 'certain' Knox is innocent

    The Italian presiding appellate judge who acquitted American student Amanda Knox in the murder of her British roommate Meredith Kercher says he remains certain there is no evidence of her guilt.

    576 days ago

    Knox 'ready to fight' Italy retrial

    A lawyer for Amanda Knox said the US college student was “ready to fight” after Italy’s top criminal court overturned her acquittal and ordered a retrial for the murder of her British room-mate Meredith Kercher.

    577 days ago

    Knox ordered to face murder retrial

    Italy’s highest criminal court has today overturned the acquittal of Amanda Knox over the murder of her roommate, and ordered a new trial.

    577 days ago

    Retrial ordered for Amanda Knox

    Italy's highest criminal court has overturned the acquittal of Amanda Knox for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher and ordered a new trial.

    577 days ago

    Decision due in Amanda Knox trial today

    Italy’s highest court will issue a decision today on whether to overturn American student Amanda Knox’s acquittal in the murder of her British room-mate.

    578 days ago

    Knox to learn if she faces retrial for Kercher killing

    Amanda Knox is “very anxious” as Italy’s top criminal court hears arguments from prosecutors appealing over her acquittal of the murder of her roommate, a lawyer said today.

    896 days ago

    Knox slander trial postponed

    Amanda Knox’s slander trial in Italy has been postponed until next year because the judge is busy with another trial.

    1043 days ago

    Knox evidence 'did not hold up', says appeals court

    The Italian appeals court that cleared Amanda Knox in the murder of her British roommate Meredith Kercher gave the reasons for its ruling today.

    1052 days ago

    Knox hires top lawyer to negotiate book deal

    Amanda Knox has hired a top lawyer, previously used by Tony Blair, in order to negotiate a book deal.

    1112 days ago

    Knox juror: Prosecution case based on 'conjecture'

    One of the jurors who overturned Amanda Knox’s murder conviction has said he was never convinced by the “conjecture” of the prosecution’s case and that he believed the US student and her co-defendant simply did not kill her British roommate.

    1112 days ago

    Sollecito invited to visit Knox

    Raffaele Sollecito, the former boyfriend of Amanda Knox, has been invited by her father to visit them in the United States.

    1113 days ago

    Knox 'running on adrenaline' since prison release, says dad

    Amanda Knox’s father says she has not slept much since arriving home in Seattle on Tuesday after four years in an Italian prison.

    1115 days ago

    Cleared Knox thanks supporters

    Amanda Knox, who was cleared of the murder of British student Meredith Kercher, today paid tribute to the people who supported and believed in her during her four-year ordeal.

    1115 days ago

    Kercher family vows to help prosecutors

    Meredith Kercher’s family vowed today to lend prosecutors their full support if they fight the acquittal of Amanda Knox for the murder of the British student.

    1115 days ago

    Freed Knox leaves Rome

    Amanda Knox has left Rome aboard a London-bound plane en route to the United States.

    1116 days ago

    Knox set to fly home today

    Amanda Knox is due to fly home to Seattle after walking free from the Italian prison where she spent four years for Meredith Kercher's murder.

    1116 days ago

    Knox cleared of murder

    Amanda Knox was cleared tonight after a court overturned her conviction for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher.

    1117 days ago

    I am innocent, Knox tells court

    Amanda Knox made a heartfelt plea for freedom today telling an appeal court she was innocent of the murder of British student Meredith Kercher.

    1117 days ago

    Ex denies accusing Knox of murder

    Raffaele Sollecito today denied accusing his ex-girlfriend, Amanda Knox, of the murder of British student Meredith Kercher.

    1117 days ago

    Knox arrives in court

    Amanda Knox has arrived in court in Italy where she will make a final plea for freedom.

    1117 days ago

    'Regular kid' or evil killer?

    When a fresh-faced Amanda Knox arrived in Perugia four years ago, she was one of thousands of American students enjoying being young, free and single away from home.

    1120 days ago

    Knox 'crucified' by media, says lawyer

    Amanda Knox was an innocent girl “crucified” in the media, a defence lawyer argued today as a judge said the verdict in her appeal against her murder conviction would come on Monday.

    1121 days ago

    Knox 'victim of tragic case', court told

    Amanda Knox is an innocent girl who has been the victim of a “tragic judicial case”, a defence lawyer said in final arguments in her appeals trial.

    1122 days ago

    Knox described as 'Jessica Rabbit' figure

    Convicted killer Amanda Knox is actually a loving young woman rather like the cartoon character Jessica Rabbit, a defence lawyer claimed today.

    1123 days ago

    Former suspect brands Knox a 'sex-loving she-devil'

    Amanda Knox, convicted of killing British student Meredith Kercher, has been dismissed a lying, sex-loving she-devil by the man she falsely accused of the murder.

    1125 days ago

    Court told to jail Knox for life

    Italian prosecutors have asked an appeals court to increase Amanda Knox’s prison sentence to life for the murder of her British roommate Meredith Kercher.

    1125 days ago

    Prosecutors seek life for Knox

    Prosecutors seek life in prison for Amanda Knox, co-defendant in appeals trial in Italy, for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher.

    1126 days ago

    Prosecution attack in Knox appeal

    An Italian prosecutor is firing back at independent forensic experts who reviewed – and trashed – the DNA evidence used to convict American student Amanda Knox of murder.

    1127 days ago

    Father hopeful of Knox appeal

    The father of Amanda Knox says he is hopeful that a review of DNA evidence will help his daughter overturn her murder conviction, as prosecutors prepare their closing arguments in the appeals case of the American student on trial in Italy.

    1142 days ago

    Court rejects call for new DNA tests in Knox appeal

    An Italian appeal court has rejected a prosecution request for new DNA tests in the trial of Amanda Knox for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher, saying it would be unnecessary.

    1144 days ago

    Knox DNA expert defends evidence

    The forensic expert whose evidence helped convict Amanda Knox of murdering British student Meredith Kercher today defended her work after a review criticised her methods.

    1145 days ago

    Knox murder appeal trial resumes

    The appeal trial of Amanda Knox, the American student convicted of killing her British room mate during a study abroad programme in Italy, enters its final stretch when it resumes today.

    1181 days ago

    Italian court hears of forensic errors

    The mother of Amanda Knox, jailed for murdering her British flatmate in Italy, said new forensic evidence presented in court today exposed “glaring errors” in the investigation which led to her daughter’s conviction.

    1186 days ago

    Knox evidence 'tainted', court told

    Forensic scientists who helped convict Amanda Knox of the murder of British student Meredith Kercher made a series of glaring errors, experts claimed today.

    1212 days ago

    Experts doubt Knox DNA evidence

    Some of the DNA traces used to convict American student Amanda Knox of murdering Briton Meredith Kercher may have been contaminated, independent experts say.

    1214 days ago

    Witness says Knox guilty of 'horrible murder' of Kercher

    American Amanda Knox was confirmed as the killer of British student Meredith Kercher today by the very witness she hoped would clear her.

    1214 days ago

    Shock as key witness claims Knox is Kercher killer

    American Amanda Knox was confirmed as the killer of British student Meredith Kercher today by the very witness she hoped would clear her.

    1215 days ago

    Kercher killer to appear in Knox appeal

    One of the killers of British student Meredith Kercher is to give evidence in the appeal of American Amanda Knox and her former boyfriend against their murder convictions.

    1216 days ago

    Killer to testify at Knox appeal

    American student Amanda Knox’s appeals trial resumes tomorrow with testimony from an Ivorian man also convicted in the slaying of Knox’s roommate in Perugia.

    1223 days ago

    Witness claims he can clear Knox

    A convicted child murderer testified today at the appeal hearing for Amanda Knox, saying that a fellow inmate had told him the American student had nothing to do with her British roommate’s murder.

    1223 days ago

    Court witness claims Knox is innocent

    A convicted child murderer has taken the stand at the appeal hearing of Amanda Knox, claiming he has information clearing the American student of killing her British roommate.

    1246 days ago

    Knox 'unfair treatment' probe urged

    Some Italian MPs are seeking a probe into the prosecutors’ office in Perugia, where American student Amanda Knox was convicted of murdering her British roommate Meredith Kercher.

    1251 days ago

    Knox tells court: 'I'm innocent'

    Amanda Knox has made a tearful appeal as she tries to get her murder conviction overturned, telling a court in Italy that she is innocent and does not want to spend the rest of her life in prison.

    1255 days ago

    Knox attends police slander case

    Murderer Amanda Knox was back in an court today for a slander trial after accusing Italian police of beating her during questioning over the death of British student Meredith Kercher.

    1266 days ago

    More time sought for Knox review

    Forensic experts in Italy are seeking more time to conclude their review of DNA evidence in the appeal hearing of Amanda Knox, lawyer said today.